Welcome to the New CAR-PGA Web Site!

Welcome to the website of the Committee for the Advancement of Role-Playing Games (CAR-PGa), an international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games (RPGs). This site contains several categories of information, all of which are accessible from the menu above: Answers to questions about role-playing games Answers to other frequently asked questions An… Continue reading Welcome to the New CAR-PGA Web Site!

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 6, June 2024

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hello All, You might have noticed that we recently posted two articles from the CAR-PGA’s history. One is a monthly newsletter (1994), the other is… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 6, June 2024

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 5, May 2024

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hi All, This month’s guest was Virginia Garcia McShannock. Virginia is an accomplished professional in the tabletop RPG industry, with a wide range of skills… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 5, May 2024

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 4, April 2024

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hi All, Thank you once again for voting for our board. We had the highest voting participation to date, which is a great sign of… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 4, April 2024

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 3, March 2024

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org BOARD ELECTION RESULTS 2024 By David Millians The results are in. Thank you, everyone who voted and everyone who stood for election. We are not a big group, and… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 3, March 2024

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 2, February 2024

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Welcome to 2024! We’re back at it. After a disappointing performance last year, I’m pleased to report that we have guests booked… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 2, February 2024

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 1, January 2024

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hello All, Attached is our latest annual report for 2023. Click through to read it, but the top-level summary is this: we didn’t achieve all… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 33, No. 1, January 2024

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 32, No. 12, December 2023

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hi All, We’re planning a board meeting later this month, so we’ll soon have more to report out. Part of that discussion is our review… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 32, No. 12, December 2023

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 32, No. 11, November 2023

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hello All, Our guest this month was Dr. Sarah Stang. Dr. Stang is an Assistant Professor of Game Studies in Brock University’s Game Design program,… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 32, No. 11, November 2023

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 32, No. 10, October 2023

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Hello All, Our guest this month was Matt Madsen of Dungeon Learning. Matt uses tabletop scenario-based learning to help solve needs for businesses when staff… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 32, No. 10, October 2023

CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 32, No. 9, September 2023

An international network of researchers into all aspects of role-playing games David Millians, Editor Paideia School, 1509 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307 USA millians.david@paideiaschool.org LETTER FROM THE CHAIR And we’re back! The school year has started for my kids in August and in the southern United States, even earlier. This is the first… Continue reading CAR-PGa NEWSLETTER, Vol. 32, No. 9, September 2023